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File #: 2530-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/12/2022 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 11/14/2022 Final action: 11/16/2022
Title: To authorize the director of the Department of Public Utilities to execute those document(s) necessary to release the City’s easement rights. ($0.00)
Explanation

BACKGROUND: The City possesses title to a storm water joint basin easement described and recorded in Instrument Number 202203080036689, Recorder’s Office, Franklin County, Ohio (“Easement”). The Easement burdens real property located in the vicinity of Renner Road {Franklin County Tax Parcel 203-299510} (“Servient Estate”) currently owned by Homewood Corporation, an Ohio for profit corporation. The City’s Department of Public Utilities (“DPU”) has reviewed a request by the owner of the Servient Estate to vacate the existing easement and determined that the Easement is no longer needed as a new easement was recorded in Instrument Number 202208170118934. DPU has determined that terminating the City’s rights to the Easement does not adversely affect the City and should be granted at no monetary cost.

FISCAL IMPACT: Not applicable.

EMERGENCY JUSTIFICATION: Not applicable.

Title

To authorize the director of the Department of Public Utilities to execute those document(s) necessary to release the City’s easement rights. ($0.00)

Body

WHEREAS, the Department of Public Utilities (“DPU”) received a request from Homewood Corporation, to vacate a storm water joint basin easement recorded in Instrument Number 202203080036689, Recorder’s Office, Franklin County, Ohio (“Easement”); and

WHEREAS, DPU reviewed the request and determined that the Easement is no longer needed as a new easement was recorded in Instrument Number 202208170118934 and that the Easement should be released at no monetary cost; and

WHEREAS, the City intends for the City Attorney to approve all document(s) associated with this ordinance; and now, therefore,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

SECTION 1. That the Director of the Department of Public Utilities (“DPU”) is authorized to execute any document(s) necessary to release and terminate the easement recorded in Instrument Number 202203080036689, Recorder’s Office, Franklin County, Ohio.

SECTION 2. Tha...

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